Seth Freudberg’s Blogs

SMBU’s Options Tribe Webinar: Gareth Ryan of IUR Capital: Harvesting premium with $SPX options

Feb 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Options Education, Seth Freudberg's Blogs, SMB Options
This week, Gareth Ryan of IUR Capital returns to the Options Tribe to focus on applying a 1x3 setup for premium extraction on equity index options using both weekly and monthly options. Read more [...]


SMBU’s Options Tribe Webinar: Ron Bertino: The Space Trip Trade

Jan 27th, 2017 | By | Category: Options Education, Seth Freudberg's Blogs, SMB Options
This week , Ron Bertino makes his debut presentation of his signature Space Trip Trade which Ron designed as a downside hedge to a trader’s at-the-money market neutral options strategies. Ron will show you how this strategy takes advantage of portfolio margin or SPAN margin, while maintaining a comparatively conservative T+0 line. Ron will demonstrate how the trade later morphs into a downside hedge with very little downside risk at that point in the trade Read more [...]


SMBU’s Options Tribe Webinar: Kerry Given of Parkwood Capital: The Ubiquitous Diagonal Spread

Jan 18th, 2017 | By | Category: Options Education, Seth Freudberg's Blogs, SMB Options
This week Kerry Given returns to the Options Tribe the use of the diagonal spread. The diagonal spread is a basic options strategy, but it is versatile and may be used in several different market situations. In this webinar, Kerry Given, a/kl/a Dr. Duke, will discuss the basic aspects of the spread, the pros and cons of strike selection, and ongoing management of the trade. Several examples of diagonal spreads will be reviewed to illustrate the principles of this trade. Read more [...]


SMBU’s Options Tribe Webinar: Amy Meissner: The Power of the Asymmetrical Iron Condor

Jan 11th, 2017 | By | Category: Options Education, Seth Freudberg's Blogs, SMB Options
This week, Amy Meissner returns to the Options Tribe to discuss the many powerful features of the Asymmetrical Iron Condor options strategy, how it is superior in most markets to the traditional iron condor and how it fared in the very challenging post-election rally Read more [...]


SMBU’s Options Tribe Webinar: SMB Capital Options Desk Trader Andrew Falde: Three Options Profiles for Almost Anything That Can Happen in 2017

Jan 4th, 2017 | By | Category: Options Education, Seth Freudberg's Blogs, SMB Options
This week, SMB Capital Options Desk Trader Andrew Falde, P and L Winner of the SMB Options Trading Competition, will be sharing three options profiles for three market scenarios... and how each provides positive edge even if a trader’s directional bias is wrong. There will be something for every level of options trader in this upcoming webinar. Read more [...]


SMBU’s Options Tribe Webinar: Amy Meissner: Iron Condors

Dec 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Options Education, Seth Freudberg's Blogs, SMB Options
This week, Amy Meissner returns to the Options Tribe to share her extensive knowledge and experiences in trading the popular iron condor strategy Read more [...]


SMBU’s Options Tribe Webinar: Steve Patterson of Stevepattersontrading.com: Understanding Institutional Business Models and Their Effect on Market Direction

Dec 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Options Education, Seth Freudberg's Blogs
When you understand the business models of the market maker, the floor traders, the mid- range bank prop firms , the large bank prop firms, the small and macro hedge funds as well as the huge mutual funds, you have a multi-dimensional view of why the market does what it does. Most traders fail due to lack of knowledge about the way the market participants actually make money and when you educate yourself to the reality of their business models you can see the markets through different eyes. Steve Patterson of Stevepattersontrading.com will be sharing his experience and understanding of what drives the markets on his debut appearances on the Options Tribe. Read more [...]


SMBU’s Options Tribe Webinar: SMB Options Desk Trader Andrew Falde: The Emotion that Helped Me To Become a Profitable Options Trader

Dec 7th, 2016 | By | Category: Options Education, Seth Freudberg's Blogs
This week, Andrew Falde returns to the Options Tribe to share the decision that he made several years ago that saved his career as an options trader. Read more [...]